ISC BIND 9.10.0 Recursive Nameserver DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8247


The remote DNS server may be affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.


The version of ISC BIND detected on this server is affected by a programming error in the prefetch feature, which can be leveraged by an attacker to crash the affected application with a 'REQUIRE' assertion failure in the 'name.c' file. This issue namely affects recursive nameservers, of which NNM detected relevant traffic from this server.


BIND 9.10.0-P1 was released by the vendor to fix this vulnerability. Apply the vendor update, or update to a later version.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8247

Family: DNS Servers

Published: 2014/05/10

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 3703, 1003

Nessus ID: 73945

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:isc:bind:9.10.0

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/05/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3214

BID: 67311